Factors Affecting Cloud Computing Adoption in Higher Education in Bangladesh: A Case of University of Dhaka
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017, Pages: 129-136
Received: Feb. 26, 2017;
Accepted: Apr. 5, 2017;
Published: May 17, 2017
Views 2468 Downloads 191
Jakia Sultana, Department of MIS, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md. Fahami Ahsan Mazmum, Department of MIS, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nymatul Jannat Nipa, Department of MIS, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
In the arena of education, Cloud computing is more apparent technology to ensure availability and sharing of resources through virtualization. To acquire benefit from this technology boon, it is important for an educational institution to identify the important factors that contribute on cloud computing adoption. So, this study has been conducted to identify the factors that will affect cloud computing adoption in educational sector. University of Dhaka is chosen as a case for this paper. Both primary and secondary sources are used for data collection. Seventeen potential factors are taken into consideration, on which survey has been conducted focusing primary sources. After performing multiple regression, variance inflation factor and factor analysis on data of primary source, six factors are identified as core factors to cloud computing adoption, these are- service availability, cloud control ability, resource need, usefulness in education, lack of proper infrastructure, lack of training of staff. These findings can be used as a theoretical base and future development of technological adoption in higher education.
Md. Fahami Ahsan Mazmum,
Nymatul Jannat Nipa,
Factors Affecting Cloud Computing Adoption in Higher Education in Bangladesh: A Case of University of Dhaka, Applied and Computational Mathematics.
Vol. 6, No. 3,
2017, pp. 129-136.
AlAlaa, N. T., & Ibrahim, M. A.-J. (2015). Cloud computing adoption by higher education institutions in Saudi Arabia: an exploratory study. Springer Science Business Media New York.
AlAlaa, T., & Ibrahim, A.-J. (2014). Cloud Computing Adoption by Higher Education Institutions in Saudi Arabia-Analysis Based on TOE. SSRN.
Anwar, & MD. Hossain, M. X. (2013). M-learning Architecture for Cloud-based Higher Education System of Bangladesh. www.mc-journal.org.
Awosan, R. (2014). Factor Analysis of the Adoption of Cloud Computing In Nigeria. African Journal of Computing & ICT, Vol 7. No. 1.
BV Pranay, k., Sumitha, k., & N. Uma, R. (2013). EFFECTIVE WAYS CLOUD COMPUTING CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EDUCATION SUCCESS. Advanced Computing: An International Journal (ACIJ ), Vol.4, No.4.
Cisco. (2010). Cloud Computing in Higher Education: A Guide to Evaluation and Adoption. http://www.sei.cmu.edu/sos/research/cloudcomputing/cloudbarriers.cfm.
GEORGE, F., & NIKOS, M. (2013). Cloud Computing Adoption: A comparative study. Latest Trends in Information Technology.
George, F., Nikos, M., & Lukas, B. (2013). Cloud Computing Adoption: A comparative Study. Cloud Computing Research Group.
Hasan, M. A. (2013). Goodness of Cloud Computing: does Bangladesh ready for it. Global Disclosure of Economics and Business, Volume 2, No 2, Asian Business Consortium.
Hemlata, Gangwar, H. D., & R. Ramaswamy. (2015). Understanding determinants of Understanding determinants of an integrated TAM-TOE model. Journal of Enterprise Information Management.
K. Srinivasa, R., & Ratna, K. C. (2013). Adoption of Cloud Computing In Education and Learning. International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 10.
L. Pushparani, D., Masih, S., Sanasam, B., & L. Sashikumar, S. (2014). Cloud Technology in Higher Teacher Education Institutions: A Solution to ICT Infraucture adoption problem. International Journal of Advanced Studies in Computer Science and Engineering, IJASCSE Volume 3, Issue 4.
Mahmoud, O., Kevin, W., & Alexeis, G.-P. (2015). The Impacts of Cloud Computing Adoption at Higher Education Institutions: A SWOT Analysis. International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887), Volume 127 – No.4.
Mansour, A. J. (2015). The Adoption of Cloud Computing Technology in Higher Education Institutions: Concerns and Challenges (Case Study on Islamic University of Gaza "IUG"). Not published yet.
Mboungou, M. S. (2015). Higher Education and the Adoption of Cloud Computing Technology in Africa. International Journal on Communications (IJC) Volume 4.
MD. Anwar, H. M., Xiaodi, H., & Jianming, Y. (2012). Cloud Computing for Higher Education: A Roadmap. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/234801620. Research Gate.
Mohmed, S. A., Majzoob, K., & Osama, E. S. (2016). Cloud Computing Adoption in the Higher Education (Sudan as a model): A SWOT Analysis. American Journal of Information Systems, Science and Education Publishing, Vol. 4, No. 1,, 7-10.
Muhammad Ataur, R. M., & Masudur, R. (2014). Improvments of Cloud Computing: Scenario of LDCs and MDCs. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 5, Issue 2.
Muhammad, H. A., Fahad, J., Tasleem, M., & Muhammad, S. F. (2012). Cloud Computing: A General User’s Perceptions and Security Issues at Universities of Faisalabad, Pakistan. IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol. 9, Issue 5, No 2.
Nupur, G., & Sanjeev, T. (2014). THE FACTORS AFFECTING ADOPTION of CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY in EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS. International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 6.
Oyeleye, C. A., Fagbola, T. M., & Daramola, C. Y. (2014). The Impact and Challenges of Cloud Computing Adoption on Public Universities in Southwestern Nigeria. IJACSA) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Vol. 5, No. 8.
Safiya, O., Mueen, U., Amad, A., Raed, A., & Asadullah, S. (2014). Cloud Computing Adoption Model for Universities to Increase ICT Proficiency. SAGE Open.
Shahid, A. N., Golam, M., Shaiful, A. C., Md. Zakir, H., & Fariha, T. J. (2010). A Proposed Architecture of Cloud Computing for Education System in Bangladesh and the Impact on Current Education System. IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, VOL.10 No.10.
sultan, n. (2010). Cloud computing for education: A new dawn. International Journal of Information Management, 109-116.
William, K., & Xue, B. (2015). FACTORS AFFECTING CLOUD COMPUTING ADOPTION AMONG UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. Issues in Information Systems, Volume 16, Issue III, pp. 1-10.
wikipedia. (2016, 05 18). wikipedia. Retrieved 05 19, 2016, from wikipidia.com: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing (Should be deleted).